Windows vista YoYo Virus

August 10, 2013 at 10:46:52
Specs: Windows Vista: Home Premium
My Fiance's Windows Vista: Home Premium opens up and stops at blank screen with YoYo reading on it. Any idea how to get forward from this point, so atleast could re-install computer?

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August 10, 2013 at 11:16:44
Your best bet is to boot to a Vista DVD and remove any partitions that contain the virus/rootkit/malware

From there you can try a startup repair:

You can also try to repair the OS:

1. boot from the Vista DVD

2. Windows Setup will start loading till language and location selection screen appears.

3. Adjust Language to install, Time and currency format, and Keyboard or input method options, click Next,

4. Main Windows Vista setup screen appears, click on the Repair your computer option,

5. This will bring you to a new screen where the repair process will look for all Windows Vista installations on your computer,

6. When Windows Vista detects OS installed you will be presented with the System Recovery Options dialog box,

7. Select the Vista installation you would like to repair (usually only one is shown) press the Next button to continue.

8. Repair process will start, please note that if repair process detects any problem it will automatically starts Startup Repair

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August 12, 2013 at 03:28:50
Hi tobbynnnn,

Restart the system and tap F8 for advance boot options. Select Safe Mode with networking and hit enter.

Download malwarebytes using the link mentioned below:

Install the application and perform a deep scan to remove the virus.

If the application does not work properly.

Try creating a new profile from safe mode and then try removing the virus.

Thanks & Regards
Manshu S

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August 14, 2013 at 00:17:46
Okay one thing i cant boot from cd cuz it gives bluescreen error and second there is nothing that says press f8 for advanced options only ESC to enter setup and f12 for boot...

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August 14, 2013 at 01:31:37
" ESC to enter setup"
Did you try that?
If no, try it & set your Boot to boot from CD.

Put the Vista DVD in the drive & reboot.

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August 14, 2013 at 02:24:15
You know I said that I can't boot from cd cuz blue screen error... It says press any key to boot from cd and when I press it, it will start windows loading files and after it is done it starts another loading and then gives blue screen.

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August 14, 2013 at 03:13:04
"It says press any key to boot from cd"
Now we know for sure it is booting correctly.

Tell us what step you get to, when you get the blue screen.

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August 14, 2013 at 03:56:39
Another good method here.

Steps to Fix an Unbootable Windows

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August 14, 2013 at 09:24:13
It gives blue screen moment the step 1 has ended. It loads windows files and then loading dissappears and then windows vista loading screen comes ( black one with small box) and then it turns to blue screen.

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August 14, 2013 at 09:25:10
Page fault in nonpaged area error

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August 14, 2013 at 12:59:52
"page fault in nonpaged area error vista"

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August 15, 2013 at 08:32:59
Hi tobbynnnn,

Let us know the Blue Screen error code.

Try booting from the CD with one memory stick. If you have only one memory stick on the system, try with that on a different port.

Thanks & Regards
Manshu S

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August 17, 2013 at 11:35:01
Okay so the problem was that harddrive is corrupted with what looks like yoyo virus, and it f---s up masterboot... Plus it f---s up cd boot... so I took off harddrive and I installed windows to other harddrive and it worked. After that I restarted and attached other harddrive also so, I could format it... But nothing worked it didn't allow opening computer all the way and kept restarting itself. So we bought new harddrive and stick with it workin. Ps: it didn't boot from cd or from other drive so I guess that harddrive is lost.

Thx for trying to help me out, but neither of your answers worked :S so i don't think i select best answer cuz it would be a lie.

Thx and regards and goodbye and night!

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August 17, 2013 at 14:26:59
" and attached other harddrive also so, I could format it... "
You have to remove all the partitions & format to NTFS.

Here are some examples of why you delete all partitions.

This is a good tool for removing partitions, make double sure you are removing all the partitions on the slaved / attached drive.

Aomei Partition Assistant Home Edition

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August 17, 2013 at 15:29:07
You seriously don't read what I write Do you? How the heck i am supposed to delete anything when it won't let me open computer any further than bios?

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